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The Adoration of the Shepherds

1520s
Possibly by Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.7 x 9.5 cm (5 x 3 3/4 in.) Platemark: 12.5 x 9.3 cm (4 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1301

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

After Dürer woodcut, Bartsch 20

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right, ".A.V."

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund